NuSTAR captures first-ever portrait of our Home Star

December 26, 2014 12:38 PM

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NuSTAR captures first-ever portrait of our Home Star

NASA released an extraordinary and first-ever image taken by Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array or NuSTAR on Monday.

NuStar was built in 2012 to observe high-energy phenomena like supernovas and black holes. However, by capturing sun's image, the supersensitive telescope is proved that it could solve a long-standing mystery of coronal heating problem.

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